John K. Saunders

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John K. Saunders, M.D.

Assistant Professor;
Department of Surgery (Surgery)
NYU Bariatric Surgery Associates

Clinical Addresses

530 FIRST AVENUE, HCC 6C
SCHWARTZ EAST ELEVATORS
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-7302

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Medical Specialties

Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery

Medical Expertise

Gastric Bypass, Hepato-Biliary Surgery, Colon-Rectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Obesity Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Abdominal Surgery, Biliary Disease, GI Cancer Surgery, Biliary Tree Surgery, Cancer Surgery

Clinical Responsibilities

Minimally invasive abdominal surgery. weight loss surgery

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, Cigna HMO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, HEALTHREPUBLIC, MAGNACARE PPO, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, Medicare, NY MEDICAID, OSCAR, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS

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Board Certification

2006 — Ab Surgery - Surgery

Education

2001 — Georgetown University School of Medicine, Medical Education
2001-2006 — New York University (Surgery (General)), Internship
2001-2006 — New York University (Surgery (General)), Residency Training
2006-2007 — Hackensack University Medical Center (Laparoscopic Surgery), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Bariatric Surgery

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

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Validation of the surgical apgar score in a veteran population undergoing general surgery
Melis, Marcovalerio; Pinna, Antonio; Okochi, Shunpei; Masi, Antonio; Rosman, Alan S; Neihaus, Dena; Saunders, John K; Newman, Elliot; Gouge, Thomas H
2014 Feb;218(2):218-225, Journal of the American College of Surgeons
— id: 759732, year: 2014, vol: 218, page: 218, stat: Journal Article,

Bariatric surgery may improve employment status in unemployed, underserved, severely obese patients
Turchiano, Michael; Saunders, John K; Fernandez, Gregory; Navie, Livia; Labrador, Luis; Parikh, Manish
2014 May;24(5):692-695, Obesity surgery
— id: 866802, year: 2014, vol: 24, page: 692, stat: Journal Article,

Validation of the surgical APGAR score in a veteran population
Melis, M; Pinna, A; Rosman, A S; Neihaus, D; Okochi, S; Saunders, J K; Newman, E; Gouge, T H
2013 February 2013;179(2):-, Journal of surgical research
— id: 217562, year: 2013, vol: 179, page: , stat: Journal Article,

Surgical Strategies That May Decrease Leak After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 9991 Cases
Parikh, Manish; Issa, Reda; McCrillis, Aileen; Saunders, John K; Ude-Welcome, Aku; Gagner, Michel
2013 Sep;257(2):231-237, Annals of surgery
— id: 179760, year: 2013, vol: 257, page: 231, stat: Journal Article,

Role of Bariatric Surgery as Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes in Patients Who Do Not Meet Current NIH Criteria: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Parikh, Manish; Issa, Reda; Vieira, Dorice; McMacken, Michelle; Saunders, John K; Ude-Welcome, Aku; Schubart, Ulrich; Ogedegbe, Gbenga; Pachter, H Leon
2013 Sep;217(3):527-532, Journal of the American College of Surgeons
— id: 512922, year: 2013, vol: 217, page: 527, stat: Journal Article,

Tests of correlation between immediate postoperative gastroduodenal transit times and weight loss after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
Parikh, Manish; Eisner, Joseph; Hindman, Nicole; Balthazar, Emil; Saunders, John K
2012 Dec;26(12):3548-3551, Surgical endoscopy
— id: 184722, year: 2012, vol: 26, page: 3548, stat: Journal Article,

Safety of hepatic resections in obese veterans
Saunders, John K; Rosman, Alan S; Neihaus, Dena; Gouge, Thomas H; Melis, Marcovalerio
2012 Apr;147(4):331-337, Archives of Surgery (Chicago)
— id: 164335, year: 2012, vol: 147, page: 331, stat: Journal Article,

Objective assessment of obesity-related comorbidity resolution following bariatric surgery
Liu J.X.; Saunders J.K.; Parikh M.
2011 ;21(8):1027-1028, Obesity surgery
— id: 137857, year: 2011, vol: 21, page: 1027, stat: Journal Article,

Percutaneous treatment of thoracic duct injuries
Marcon, Francesca; Irani, Katayun; Aquino, Theresa; Saunders, John K; Gouge, Thomas H; Melis, Marcovalerio
2011 Sep;25(9):2844-2848, Surgical endoscopy
— id: 136938, year: 2011, vol: 25, page: 2844, stat: Journal Article,

Safety of hepatic resections in obese veterans
Saunders J.K.; Rosman A.S.; Neihaus D.; Gouge T.H.; Melis M.
2011 ;13:60-60, HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association
— id: 127251, year: 2011, vol: 13, page: 60, stat: Journal Article,

Bariatric Surgery: Low Mortality at a High-Volume Center
Ballantyne, Garth H; Belsley, Scott; Stephens, Daniel; Saunders, John K; Trivedi, Amit; Ewing, Douglas R; Iannace, Vincent; Davis, Daniel; Capella, Rafael F; Wasielewski, Annette; Moran, S; Schmidt, Hans J
2008 Jun;18(6):660-667, Obesity surgery
— id: 76848, year: 2008, vol: 18, page: 660, stat: Journal Article,

One-year readmission rates at a high volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and vertical banded gastroplasty-Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Saunders, John; Ballantyne, Garth H; Belsley, Scott; Stephens, Daniel J; Trivedi, Amit; Ewing, Douglas R; Iannace, Vincent A; Capella, Rafael F; Wasileweski, Annette; Moran, Steven; Schmidt, Hans J
2008 Oct;18(10):1233-1240, Obesity surgery
— id: 92675, year: 2008, vol: 18, page: 1233, stat: Journal Article,

Short-term outcomes for super-super obese (BMI >/=60 kg/m(2)) patients undergoing weight loss surgery at a high-volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and open tubular gastric bypass
Stephens, Daniel J; Saunders, John K; Belsley, Scott; Trivedi, Amit; Ewing, Douglas R; Iannace, Vincent; Capella, Rafael F; Wasielewski, Annette; Moran, S; Schmidt, Hans J; Ballantyne, Garth H
2008 May-Jun;4(3):408-415, Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases
— id: 76849, year: 2008, vol: 4, page: 408, stat: Journal Article,

30-day readmission rates at a high volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and vertical banded gastroplasty-Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Saunders, John K; Ballantyne, Garth H; Belsley, Scott; Stephens, Daniel; Trivedi, Amit; Ewing, Douglas R; Iannace, Vincent; Capella, Rafael F; Wasielewski, Annette; Moran, S; Schmidt, Hans J
2007 Sep;17(9):1171-1177, Obesity surgery
— id: 76850, year: 2007, vol: 17, page: 1171, stat: Journal Article,

Genetically engineered tumor cell vaccine in a head and neck cancer model
Couch, Marion; Saunders, John K; O'Malley, Bert W Jr; Pardoll, Drew; Jaffee, Elizabeth
2003 Mar;113(3):552-556, Laryngoscope
— id: 76852, year: 2003, vol: 113, page: 552, stat: Journal Article,

Spatial distribution of tumor vaccine improves efficacy
Couch, Marion; Saunders, John K; O'Malley, Bert W Jr; Pardoll, Drew; Jaffee, Elizabeth
2003 Aug;113(8):1401-1405, Laryngoscope
— id: 76851, year: 2003, vol: 113, page: 1401, stat: Journal Article,